Google and Apple are negotiating for “deeper integration” for the Google Assistant, says AndroidGuys, citing a familiar source. According to the media, the iOS version of the assistant we saw on Google I/O 2017 is just the beginning of the partnership between the two companies.

Currently, iOS users can use Google Assistant like any other application they open it, talk to it, and close it. This does not happen with Siri, which is deeply integrated into the operating system. The source says Google Assistant will get the opportunity to fully replace Siri if iOS users decide.

The source have not confirmed whether the partnership will be fully official as it did with Google Maps on the first iPhones. However, aside from the fact that Google is Apple’s main rival when it comes to the mobile technology, there are other reasons that a deal like this makes no sense.

Apple claims that Siri respects user privacy well beyond what other assistants do. Google, on the other hand, is more interested in collecting all kind data from users, which later uses for AI and deep machine learning.

On top of that, Apple is preparing big improvements to Siri in iOS 11, as we’ve seen at WWDC 2017, and lets not forget that Siri will be a main component of the HomePod.

In other words, Siri’s reach is expanding slowly but surely. There’s no way Apple would dump all of this time and effort into Siri and then let users replace it with a Google product. We will find out more about that very soon, as the premiere of the new iPhone’s is approaching.

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